MEM25396 - 19th Century buildings northeast of Vale View and Church Cottage (Monument)


A group of buildings that may be associated with Zeals are shown on historic mapping. The buildings have since been demolished and the site was occupied by a car park in 2022.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The larger National Trust car park, behind Vale View/Church Cottage, is on the site of former buildings possibly associated with Zeals. [1] The site is shown as a clear plot on the Tithe Map for Selworthy. It is labelled 487, which is noted to form part of the land holding for Zeals and was named "Rex Park Meadow". [2] The 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map depits a large C plan building, which is subdivided and may have been of more than one build and function. This is centred at . A further single rectangular structure is located at . [3] The buildings are again shown on the 25 inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [4] The six inch 3rd Edition map shows a further building at . [5] None of the buildings are visible on the 2022 MasterMap data. The site is occupied by a car park. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Report: Pratt, N.. 2017. Selworthy Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 13.
  • <2> Map: 1841. Selworthy Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 487.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1903-1949. County Series; 3rd Edition (2nd Revision) 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2022. MasterMap data. 1:2,500.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local Heritage List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 9207 4678 (43m by 29m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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Record last edited

Nov 2 2022 3:34PM


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